Ships sail through the coast in Singapore. File photo: Reuters
Ships sail through the coast in Singapore. File photo: Reuters
Indonesia

Owners pay US$300,000 to release ships detained by Indonesian navy near Singapore

  • Around 30 ships have been detained by the Indonesian navy in the Singapore Strait in the last three months and most have been released after making payoffs
  • The force denied receiving or asking for money, saying it was cracking down on vessels anchoring in Indonesian waters without a licence

Topic |   Indonesia
Ships sail through the coast in Singapore. File photo: Reuters
Ships sail through the coast in Singapore. File photo: Reuters
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